How to pronounce Yosemite?
Presentation of the park Yosemite Yosemite (pronounced Yo-she-mi-tee) is a huge space located between 6 m of altitude, which covers more than 3,000 km2 in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Half Dome, a summit located at an altitude of 2,700 m, is its emblem.
How do you pronounce Yosemite? The proper pronunciation is ‘Yo-sem-it-ee.’. Other common mispronunciations include ‘Yo-se-might’ with some wrongly emphasizing the ‘Yo’ and ‘Might …
Though many on social media had a chuckle at Trump’s Yosemite stumble, the president’s errant pronunciation is quite common, according to the official head of the Yosemite visitors center.
Yosemite literally means “those who kill” ( Yos, “to kill,” the modifier e, “one who,” and the plural suffix – meti ). It was used by the surrounding Miwok tribes.
During a White House ceremony Tuesday about the Great American Outdoors Act, Trump twice stumbled to correctly pronounce the name of one of America’s most famous national parks. Instead of saying “Yo-sem-it-ee,” Trump said “YO-se-MIGHT” then quickly followed with another incorrect pronunciation of “YO-sem-mi-NIGHT.”